SANDWICH, England – Florida State’s Harry Ellis might just have help from above when he faces Australian Dylan Perry in the final of the British Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s.
The Englishman defeating Italy’s Luca Cianchetti, 3 and 2, in the semifinals, while Perry bettered Florida’s Alejandro Tosti by the same score.
Ellis, a rising senior, lost his mother Tracy to cancer in December 2013 just over a year after becoming the youngest winner of the English Amateur. The 21-year-old was just 16 when he won his national championship, taking over from Sir Nick Faldo as the championship’s youngest winner.
The sports management student has had to do a lot of growing up since losing his mother. Florida State has played a major part in helping him mature into a British Amateur finalist, and a certain Great Britain & Ireland...